The dollar dropped from six-year highs against the yen on Wednesday, weighed down by a fall in U.S. Treasury debt yields.» Read More
Bank of America Corp. fell$. 23 or 1.3 percent, to $16.82. Citigroup Inc. fell$. 72 or 1.4 percent, to $51.10. Morgan Stanley fell$. 61 or 1.8 percent, to $33.96.
*US, Europe equity volatility: http://link.reuters.com/tyh69v. Investors have mostly held their nerve as headlines lurched from a new' Cold War' in eastern Europe to conflict and Western intervention in the Middle East, the threatened breakup of the United Kingdom and secessionist risks in Europe.
FRANKFURT, Oct 1- Rocket Internet, the global e-commerce investor, is selling its shares at 42.50 euros apiece, or the top of the price range, as investors flock to tap into a new wave of Internet start-up listings.
*Factory gauge slips in September as orders growth softens. WASHINGTON, Oct 1- Growth in U.S. factory activity slowed more than expected in September even as hiring in the private sector accelerated, signs of an uneven expansion in the U.S. economy.
Bank of America Corp. fell$. 10 or. 6 percent, to $16.96. Citigroup Inc. fell$. 67 or 1.3 percent, to $51.15. Goldman Sachs fell $2.82 or 1.5 percent, to $180.75.
Bank of America Corp. fell$. 06 or. 4 percent, to $16.99. Citigroup Inc. fell$. 37 or. 7 percent, to $51.45. Goldman Sachs fell $1.84 or 1.0 percent, to $181.73.
NEW YORK— A bottleneck is building in the global market for bonds. Main Street investors have poured a trillion dollars into bonds since the financial crisis, and helped send prices soaring. BlackRock, the world's largest fund manager, is suggesting regulators consider new fees for investors pulling out of funds.
The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, said Wednesday that its manufacturing index fell to 56.6 from 59 in August. Europe's ISM manufacturing index shows growth at its slowest pace in 14 months, with Germany actually contracting.
*Brent seen averaging $103.30, WTI $96.10 in 2015. Brent has averaged near $110 a barrel since 2011 but has fallen sharply since June as U.S. shale oil supplies outstripped expectations and Iraqi and Libyan production has risen despite violence and political unrest in the two OPEC members.
NEW YORK, Oct 1- After spending two years developing a wide-ranging communications tool for Wall Street, Goldman Sachs Group Inc says it has reached the perfect pitch.
LONDON, Oct 1- The dollar rose above 110 yen for the first time in six years and held near a two-year peak against the euro on Wednesday as investors added to bets that U.S. economic data will lead the Federal Reserve to tighten monetary policy. The dollar was up 0.25 percent at 109.90, having risen past 110 yen during Asian trade.
*China's PMI steadies at 51.1, just above forecast. *Ample supply, higher OPEC output weighs on prices. Concern over growing oil supply despite conflict in the Middle East and a stronger dollar pushed global benchmark Brent to its lowest since June 2012 on Tuesday, and the same factors are likely to keep a lid on any price recovery.
LONDON, Oct 1- The dollar rose above 110 yen for the first time in six years and held near a two-year peak against the euro on Wednesday, as investors added to bets that U.S. data will drive the Federal Reserve to tighten policy. The dollar was up 0.2 percent at 109.90, having risen past 110 yen during Asian trade.
"It's a tiny bit better than the market expected, but the China bears have been beating their chest very loudly in the past few weeks so we should see some relief rally," said Ben Le Brun, market analyst at OptionsXpress in Sydney. Brent oil for November delivery was up 30 cents at $94.97 a barrel by 0627 GMT, off a session high of $95.17.
"It's a tiny bit better than the market expected, but the China bears have been beating their chest very loudly in the past few weeks so we should see some relief rally," said Ben Le Brun, market analyst at OptionsXpress in Sydney. The contract fell $2.53 to settle at $94.67 on Tuesday, after touching a session low of $94.24, its weakest since June 2012.
Bank of America Corp. rose$. 04 or. 2 percent, to $17.05. Citigroup Inc. fell$. 23 or. 4 percent, to $51.82. Goldman Sachs fell$. 26 or. 1 percent, to $183.57.
Bank of America Corp. rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $17.04. Citigroup Inc. fell$. 16 or. 3 percent, to $51.89. Wells Fargo rose$. 20 or. 4 percent, to $51.89.
Bank of America Corp. fell$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $17.00. Citigroup Inc. fell$. 20 or. 4 percent, to $51.85. Goldman Sachs fell$. 78 or. 4 percent, to $183.05.
Sept 30- Rupert Murdoch's News Corp said it would buy Move Inc, the owner of property websites such as realtor.com, for about $950 million to expand its digital marketing business. Australian real estate website REA Group Ltd, which is 61.6 percent owned by News Corp, will take a 20 percent stake in Move for about $200 million, News Corp said.
*Alibaba leads way with record share listing. LONDON/ HONG KONG, Sept 30- Global equity capital markets returned with a vengeance in 2014 as bankers, investors and companies led a charge that culminated spectacularly in Alibaba, the biggest share listing ever.